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PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL MEETING AT FANEUIL HALL, NOVEMBER 26TH, 1850

By: N/A

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Boston, Beals & Greene: 1850

Seller ID: 001842

Condition: Good+


"The Citizens of Boston and its vicinity, who reverence the Constitution of the United States; who wish to discountenance a spirit of disobedience to the laws of the land, and refer all questions arising under those laws to the proper tribunals; who would regard with disfavor all further popular agitation of subjects which endanger the peace and harmony of the Union, and who deem the preservation of the Union the paramount duty of every citizen, are requested to meet... View more info

SPEECH OF MR. COBDEN, ON THE "FOREIGN ENLISTMENT ACT," IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, FRIDAY, APRIL 24TH, 1863.

By: Cobden, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, William Ridgway: 1863

Seller ID: 006960

Condition: Good+


25 pp. Two pages of advertisements at conclusion of text. String-tied document with paper covers. Corners are creased, foxing and soiled spots throughout, pages are browning. Text is easily legible. Document in Good+ condition. View more info

SPEECH OF J. J. COOMBS, ESQ., DELIVERED AT THE UNION LEAGUE READING ROOM, WASHINGTON, D. C., TUESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 1, 1863

By: Coombs, J. J.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Washington, H. Polkinhorn: 1863

Seller ID: 006906

Condition: Good


16 pp. Speech discussing the men of the Union and Confederation. String-tied document. Front page is nearly removed from rest of document, edges and corners are chipped and worn, pages browning with foxing marks, text easily legible. Document in Good condition. View more info

FLORA OF NEW ZEALAND: LICHENS

By: Galloway, D. J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wellington, P. D. Hasselberg, Government Printer: 1985

Seller ID: 006944

ISBN: 0-477-01266-3

Condition: Very Good+


"...the first volume in the Flora of New Zealand series to be concerned with cryptogams. Although primarily an identification manual for serious lichenologists, the present flora contains much information useful to the general botanist, student, and interested amateur." 662 pages with index. Color figures. DJ is VG- with creasing and chipping to top edge of jacket, wear to cover faces, small tears to corners. Blue cloth covers with gilt title on spine. Cover corn... View more info

PROGRESS AND POVERTY: AN INQUIRY INTO THE CAUSE OF INDUSTRIAL DEPRESSIONS AND OF INCREASE OF WANT WITH INCREASE OF WEALTH: THE REMEDY

By: George, Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Robert Schalkenbach Foundation: 1942

Seller ID: 006260

Condition: Very Good


Fiftieth Anniversary Edition. "The present century has been marked by a prodigious increase in wealth-producing power. The utilization of steam and electricity, the introduction of improved processes and labor-saving machinery, the greater subdivision and grander scale of production, the wonderful facilitation of exchanges, have multiplied enormously the effectiveness of labor." 571 pages with index. Dark blue cloth covers with gilt lettering on front, and faded ... View more info

JUSTICE: THE CRISIS OF LAW, ORDER, AND FREEDOM IN AMERICA

By: Harris, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005912

Condition: Very Good+


"...a brilliant and awesome examination of the policies and practices of the Republican candidate Richard M. Nixon during the 1968 campaign for the Presidency." 268 pages with index. Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. DJ in Good condition with creases, chipping and small tears to corners and edges and spine tips, browning to interior. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, spine tips are bent. Uncut page edges. Interior is tight and clean. Book i... View more info

JUDICIARY SYSTEM UNITED STATES

By: House of Representatives

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1828

Seller ID: 006128

Condition: Good+


20th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 134. May 12, 1826--Read, and laid upon the table. February 8, 1828--Reprinted by order of the House of Representatives. "The Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the message from the Senate, declining the conference which has been asked by the House, on the subject of the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendment proposed by the Senate to the bill 'to amend the Judicial System of... View more info

STATUTES OF THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT, IN RELATION TO THE COLONIAL TRADE: TO WHICH ARE APPENDED THE ACTS OF CONGRESS ON THE SAME SUBJECT

By: House of Representatives

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1826

Seller ID: 006962

Condition: Very Good-


19th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 45. December 19th, 1826. Printed by order of the House of Representatives. 106 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding, creasing and pin holes along spine edge. Pages are browning, foxing spots, some corners are dog-earred or torn. Text is easily legible. Document in VG- condition. View more info

MEMORANDUM ON PUBLIC FINANCE (1922-1926)

By: League of Nations

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Geneva, 1927

Seller ID: 006282

Condition: Very Good


Publications of the League of Nations. II. Economic and Financial 1927. II. 29. C.E.I. 34. 482 pp. Maroon library covers with gilt title lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, cover faces are scuffed and white spot on front, dark staining along edges, spine ends are bent and fraying. Ex. library with identification numbers on bottom spine, library bookplate on front inside cover, hole stamp on title page, due date list and security sticker on back free e... View more info

PUBLIC OFFICERS IN NEW JERSEY

By: Lodge, Joseph Pierce

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Newark, New Jersey, Soney & Sage Co.: 1937

Seller ID: 006393

Condition: Very Good


Counties and Cities of all Classes, Towns, Townships, Boroughs, Villages and other Municipalities. With Annotations and Essential Forms. 741 pages with index. Green cloth covers with maroon title bars and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, scuffing to cover faces. Title bars on spine are rubbed with some small areas missing, spine ends are bent. Hinges reinforced with linen tape. Endpapers have some light browning/foxing... View more info

THE TRANSPORTATION ACT 1920: ITS SOURCES, HISTORY, AND TEXT, TOGETHER WITH ITS AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT...

By: Mac Veagh, Rogers

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1923

Seller ID: 007528

Condition: Very Good-


... Explained, Analyzed, and Compared; Comprising Extracts from Reports and Debates in Congress, Rulings, Interpretations, and Decisions of the Interstate Commerce Commission, Opinions of the United States Supreme Court, Prescribed Forms and Complete Texts of Related Acts, Including the Federal Control Act, Merchant Marine Act, 1920 and Interstate Commerce Act, All as Amended To and Including August 18, 1922. 968 pp. with extensive appendix and index. Green cloth covers ... View more info

SELECT STATUTES AND OTHER DOCUMENTS ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES 1861-1898

By: MacDonald, William

Price: $42.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1903

Seller ID: 006108

Condition: Very Good+


Contents include: Act for a National Loan; Abolition of Slavery in the Territories; Emancipation Proclamation; National Bank Act; Election of Senators; Rights of American Citizens in Foreign States; Redemption and Bank Notes; Silver Purchase Act; among others. 442 pages with index. Brown cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed, mark on back cover, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Brown top page edge. Gouge on lon... View more info

COMMON COURTESY IN WHICH MISS MANNERS SOLVES THE PROBLEM THAT BAFFLED MR. JEFFERSON

By: Martin, Judith

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1985

Seller ID: 007286

ISBN: 0-689-11652-7

Condition: Very Good+


70 pp. Paperback with marbled paper covers. Light wear to corners and edges, spine ends are worn. Interior pages are clean. Book in VG+ condition. View more info

LA PLACE DE LA CONCORDE SUISSE

By: McPhee, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1984

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005891

ISBN: 0374182418

Condition: Very Good + to Near Fine


"Switzerland does not have an army, Switzerland is an army..." 150 pp. Second Printing. Signed by author on first title page. Black cloth covers with Swiss cross imprint on front and silver lettering on spine. Covers clean with very little wear, a few very small marks. DJ in VG condition with rubbing to corners and edges, front flap is price clipped. Interior is tight, clean and crisp. Book in VG+ to NF condition. View more info

REGROWING THE AMERICAN ECONOMY

By: Miller, G. William

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall Inc.: 1983

Seller ID: 006940

ISBN: 0137710143

Condition: Very Good+


"We hope this book will serve to provoke a broader national consensus for a program to restore the growth and vigor of our nation's economy and to improve the international economic system within which it operates." Laid-in announcement after front cover reading "With the compliments of The American Assembly." 173 pages with index. Trade paperback. Light wear to cover edges and corners. Interior tight and clean, no marks. Book in VG+ condition. View more info

RIGHTS OF MAN

By: Paine, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1961

Seller ID: 006053

Condition: Very Good+


With an introduction by Howard Fast and illustrations by Lynd Ward. Issue of The Heritage Club Sandglass (Number I: 26) included. 269 pp. Orange and ivory marbled covers with gilt title bar on spine. Slipcase is faded along open edges, corners are rubbed/torn to boards, small white paint spot (?) on top. Light rubbing to cover corners, spine ends bent. Smudge to gilt lettering on spine. Book in VG+ condition. View more info

COUNTY AND TOWNSHIP GOVERNMENT IN THE UNITED STATES

By: Porter, Kirk H. Ph.D.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1922

Seller ID: 005290

Condition: Very Good


"This book is intended to describe county and township government in the United States. In addition to this description there is developed throughout the volume a consistent plan for the reorganization of county government..." 362 pp. with index. Covers in Very Good condition with minor bumping to corners and small scuff marks. Gilt lettering on spine. Ex. lib. stamps on front freepaper and on all page edges. Library locator numbers and previous owner's nam... View more info

SPEECH OF HON. REVERDY JOHNSON, OF MARYLAND, IN SUPPORT OF THE RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION SO AS TO ABOLISH SLAVERY

By: Senate

Price: $28.50

Publisher: 1864

Seller ID: 005856

Condition: Fair to Good-


Delivered in the Senate of the United States, April 5, 1864. 24 pp. String-tied document with chipping along edges, corners are bent. Tears along spine to front and back pages. Page edges are browning from age and foxing throughout, but text is still legible. Some small silverfish holes on back page corner. Several pages in the document are uncut. Light pencil writing to top of front page. Document in Fair to Good- condition. View more info

ANALYSIS OF THE KHRUSHCHEV SPEECH OF JANUARY 6, 1961. HEARING BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE INTERNAL SECURITY ACT AND INTERNAL SECURITY LAWS OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY

By: Senate

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1961

Seller ID: 007399

Condition: Good+


United States Senate, Eighty-Seventh Congress, First Session. Testimony of Dr. Stefan T. Possony. June 16, 1961. Printed for the use of the Committee on the Judiciary. 101 pages with index. Goverment document, staple-bound. Paper covers are tanning along edges, some dirt smudges and soiling to back, corners slightly creased, staples are a bit rusty. Ex. library stamps and markings on front cover, numerous red ink underlining below title on front cover. Interior is clean,... View more info

THE GIRONDINS

By: Sydenham, M. J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of London, The Athlone Press: 1961

Seller ID: 007359

Condition: Very Good


No. 8 in the series of University of London Historical Studies. "That the Girondins formed a united political party, comparable with and opposed to the party of Robespierre and the Montagnards, has been asserted by many historians of the French Revolution." 252 pages, with bibliography and index. Blue cloth covers with gilt title lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and lightly rubbed, minor scuffing to cover faces, cuts to cloth in middle of s... View more info